from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having rocks or rock outcroppings; rocky.
  • adjective Firm and unyielding, especially with regard to one's principles, loyalties, or beliefs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having ribs of rock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective having rocky cliffs or outcroppings
  • adjective obstinately firm and unyielding in one's opinions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps
  • adjective tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated


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